How to Run a Virtual Fortnite Program for Tweens

Fortnite: the unstoppable tween phenomenon that libraries can’t ignore. From the never ending conversations with kids about llamas and boogie bombs, to the piles of Unofficial Fortnite Guide books, and over 350 million players… Fortnite is here and it is here to stay. Most public libraries learned to embrace Fortnite in some way before the… Read More How to Run a Virtual Fortnite Program for Tweens

Tips for Recording Virtual Storytimes due to COVID-19

Virtual Storytimes are hugely popular right now, and for good reason. But a lot of librarians are new to video creation and don’t know where to start. Through trial and error, and some research, I’ve put together this list of best practices. Please leave your ideas and resources in the comments! The greatest challenge of… Read More Tips for Recording Virtual Storytimes due to COVID-19

My 2020 YA ARC Reviews: Be Not Far From Me, All Your Twisted Secrets, and Tweet Cute

Be Not Far From Me by Mindy McGinnis For me, this was a passionate one day read. I couldn’t wait to reach the end. It reads like a detailed fever dream. I was at once racing to finish, savoring every word, and scared to turn the page! Ashley is our teenage main character. Raised by… Read More My 2020 YA ARC Reviews: Be Not Far From Me, All Your Twisted Secrets, and Tweet Cute